Gastronomy

Just off the beaten path and worth every step (or stagger); Cantina Habanero boasts the best burger in Puerto Morelos, Mexico. South of Cancun on Highway 307, Puerto Morelos is a cozy fishing...

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Sriracha Hot Sauce - Food Gypsy

Some like it hot… sauce

July 17, 2010 | 2 Comments

From the intense heat and flavours of Mexico to the milder side of spice in Cuba, to the amplified heat of Belize and finally the sweet, tangy chili of Honduras; a little tour of...

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Island Expeditions Kitchen Crew, Belize - Food Gypsy

Belize – An Adventure in Cooking

July 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

A trip to Belize is not a short jaunt from Canada no matter which side of the country you live on. Despite being just south of Mexico, flight fares are steep and options are...

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In the kitchen there is laughter, the smell of coffee and fresh baked bread. Guests enjoy a quiet relaxed atmosphere in the dining room; the Hillsdale House is everything a country inn should be....

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The cuisine creator behind The Tempest Restaurant in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Chef Michael Howell knows seafood. Growing up in Chester, Nova Scotia, and graduate of the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, his travels...

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In the heart of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, on the shores of the Minas Basin where the tides roll back to reveal the long, red, mud flats - is a whirling little restaurant called The Tempest....

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It smells good. No, strike that, it does not smell good, it smells fantastic. With a kitchen this creative and ingredients this pure, the Wooden Monkey thrills the senses from the moment you...

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A little sign next to the menu under the glass top table reads: Soup is Love. It's safe to say that love is a key ingredient in everything that comes from the kitchen...

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One experience leads to the next, the journey of taste, the sensation of pleasure, the seduction of… vanilla. Food Gypsy dives deep into vanilla, traveling Mexico to find the perfect, sweet, bean. ...

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A Sticky Wind, Breakfast in Mexico

June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

The cafe bustles, three tables seem to overwhelm the staff and proprietor. Content, I wait and ponder the couple across the aisle. She smiles at him like a lover. He looks...

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